Influence of Kinesiologic Tape on Post-operative Swelling After Orthognathic Surgery.

@article{Tozzi2016InfluenceOK,
  title={Influence of Kinesiologic Tape on Post-operative Swelling After Orthognathic Surgery.},
  author={Umberto Tozzi and Marika Santagata and Ausilio Sellitto and Gian Paolo Tartaro},
  journal={Journal of maxillofacial and oral surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          52-8
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Orthognathic surgery involves making several osteotomies that lead to varying degrees of post-operative swelling. The use of KT may be beneficial for postoperative treatment after head and neck surgery, accelerating drainage of tissue reaction or haemorrhages. The goal of this study was to find out if the application of KT prevents or improves swelling, pain and trismus after orthognathic surgery, improving patients' postoperative quality of life. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this… CONTINUE READING
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